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Monthly Archives: March 2015

Andy Fenwick Alan Healy15Andy entered the Alan Healy Memorial Rally last weekend, as a preparatory event to the French Rallye de la Lys in April. His last event, earlier in March in Belgium, abruptly ended 300 yards before the finish line of the first stage.

“Gutted, the throttle motor failed and it’s not something we have on the van” said Andy. Read More »

Porsche Carrera Cup GB15cRevitalised Championship with new teams and fresh talent kicks off at Brands Hatch.

The 2015 Porsche Carrera Cup GB will roar into life this weekend at Brands Hatch with an unprecedented number of teams and cars working to a reinvigorated structure – and providing electrifying viewing for those in support of the British Touring Car Championship. Read More »

Ingram pre-Circuit15– Ingram to debut new ‘Coupe Franche’ livery on his PEUGEOT 208 ‘R2’ on Circuit of Ireland Rally
– Belfast-based rally is Ingram’s‘home’ round of the 2015 FIA European Rally Championship
– Ingram became youngest winner of the prestigious Colin McRae ERC Flat Out Trophy last year

Peugeot UK’s junior rally star Chris Ingram will debut a striking black and red ‘Coupe Franche’(a diagonal sharp line dividing two distinct colours) livery design recently used to promote the 30th anniversary of the Peugeot GTi on his 208 ‘R2’rally car, when he contests his home round of the FIA European Rally Championship, at the Circuit of Ireland Rally (2-4 April). Read More »

Nasser Al-Attiyah (QAT) and his MINI ALL4 Racing ended the second leg (30 March) of the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge (27 March – 2 April) at the top of the driver standings.Mini Abu Dhabi15a (2) Read More »

– MSA Formula race car powered by Ford 1.6-litre EcoBoost engine at Brands Hatch Circuit this weekend
– MSA Formula is an evolution of the highly successful Ford-backed Formula Ford Championship
– Single-seat race car, equipped with a technologically advanced carbon fibre chassis, will compete in FIA-accredited Formula 4 championships around the world

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Geoff and orphaned elephantZimbabwean born Geoff Mayes will join the Silverspread Meru Rally Team for the forthcoming KCB Safari Rally. Mayes will be joined onboard his two wheel drive Toyota Levin by Scotsman Jamie Mactavish as the pair once again use this world famous event to raise awareness for “Hands off our Elephants”, the global social media campaign aimed at raising awareness about elephant poaching. Read More »

alanhealy15 (7)A wet and windswept Cadwell Park saw it’s 4th running of the Alan Healy Memorial stages and after a late engine failure in 2014 David & Alice Tinn (Satria Neo) made amends and took victory by a minute and eight seconds. They were fastest on 9 of the 10 stages only dropping off the top of time sheets on the final stage. That was due in no small part to the last stage charge of Andy Fenwick & John Vance (Focus WRC) who snatched 2nd from Michael Glendinning & Paul Hughes (Impreza) after a day long battle. Read More »

Phil_Hall_PR4_15_rnwNottinghamshire co-driver Phil Hall helped Northern Irelands Ben Crealey to secure his first ever UK gravel rally finish in an eventful Rally North Wales last weekend.  Hall, who had been in Wales the weekend before with the talented Seb Perez at Anglesey Race Circuit, helped to ensure Crealey could reach his goal of a finish as he looked to build his experience of events on the UK mainland. Read More »

RNW_PR15_6DavidBogieScottish rally championship contender David Bogie scored his second win in as many weekends, dominating The North Wales Rally Services – Weir Laundry Equipment RNW Stages (Rally North Wales).  Fresh from his Border Counties victory in Scotland last Saturday, Bogie guided by Kevin Rae took his Ford Fiesta R5+ to a convincing win in the Dyfi forests by almost 2 minutes from Mitsubishi pilots Luke Francis and John Roberts.  Dolgellau rally stars Osian Pryce and Dale Furness would complete the top three and leading two wheel drive after a successful outing in their new Citroen DS3 R3MAX. Read More »

rallynorthwales15 (176)A wet, windy and wild day in the Dyfi complex saw the return of Rally North Wales, aka the Bulldog. There was a dominant victory for David Bogie & Kevin Rae (Fiesta R5+) setting fastest stage time across every stage. With the battle for 2nd almost two minutes further back Luke Francis & John Roberts (Evo IX) set a great final stage time to finish just two seconds ahead of Osian Pryce & Dale Furniss (DS3 R3 Max). Top 2WD crew and first Historic crew home were Nick Elliott & Dave Price (Escort MkII) just two seconds ahead of Ieuan Rowlands & Emyr Hall (Escort MkII). Read More »